Collaboration & Design

Collaboration & Design

We're an optimistic, methodical, design-focused custom home building partner. We value quality craftsmanship, thoughtful design, and balancing wish lists with budgets. Let us create the perfect home for your lifestyle.

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Inspired Homes

We work across the design and build process to refine and transform your wish list and ideas into a new home. Together our team delivers the experience and resources to make your custom homebuilding process realistic, predictable, and delightful.

From gourmet kitchens, to luxury baths, to outdoor living, we build homes dedicated to the way you live.

Dedicated Vision

South Haven was founded among friends and colleagues who've dedicated their careers to designing and building the finest custom homes. Together our team delivers the experience and resources to make your custom homebuilding process realistic, predictable, and delightful.

Our greatest inspiration is creating places your family is proud to call home.

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Dedicated Vision

South Haven was founded among friends and colleagues who've dedicated their careers to designing and building the finest custom homes. Together our team delivers the experience and resources to make your custom homebuilding process realistic, predictable, and delightful.

Our greatest inspiration is creating places your family is proud to call home.

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We appreciate the level of high-touch service and partnership. It makes us feel even better about our decision. Over and above the quality of our home, the personal approach means a lot to us. They have something really special.
~ Chris Y

FORM & FUNCTION

JESSYE ARCHER
Co-founder

Jessye is a construction and planning expert who leads and delights clients and teams with thoughtful homebuilding, design, and business management.

ROB GARRISON
Co-founder

Rob is a luxury homebuilder with impeccable style and a passion for bringing homes to life.

SHANE ROACH
Co-founder

Shane balances architecture, design, and engineering intuition with a joy and vision for beautiful homes and the custom homebuilding experience.

DESIGN & PLANNING

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ANGELIQUE BAEZ
Design

Angelique shares her deep design expertise and joy for beautiful interiors to help clients discover their dream home style.

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STEVEN BLACK
Operations

Steven is an operational expert with a passion for getting things done (with occasional help from the office dog, Casper.)

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PAULA PURTYMUN
Architecture

Paula blends authentic architecture with a natural instinct for modern day living to design beautiful homes you'll love to live in.

PARTNERS & BUILDING

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ALEX ILAZOVIC
Construction

Alex is a residential construction expert with a natural instinct for leading wonderful craftsmanship and fine homebuilding.

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RICKEY MATTHEWS
Build Partner

Rickey brings deep professional homebuilding experience and thoughtful leadership to beautiful custom homes and delighted clients.

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BILL STAKEMANN
Build Partner

Bill shares his deep construction knowledge and professional homebuilding approach to create dream homes for discerning clients.

With every home we craft, we hope to inspire people to love their home for a lifetime. We are equally inspired by the work of our friends and colleagues at Atlanta-based charities Rally Foundation and HomeAID Atlanta.

Rally's focus on childhood cancer research is making a difference for children fighting cancer everywhere. HomeAID Atlanta builds new lives for area homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach.

We build homes for families and lifetimes.